Acquisition SME

Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Company DescriptionDcode was founded on the belief that technology can improve the way our government operates. Through our tech accelerator, government training courses, and more, we bring together a community of leaders across tech, government, industry, and venture capital to solve the government's most difficult problems.Job DescriptionJob DescriptionNote: Position is contingent upon contract award.Dcode is looking for a full-time or part-time Acquisition Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help build our fast growing government business! As an Acquisition SME, you will lead and participate in efforts focused on driving innovation in federal acquisition processes for Dcode's government customers. You will be responsible for providing senior acquisition expertise to federal government customers to help them create and implement innovative acquisition strategies that attract emerging technology.You will work closely with the Dcode government team and government customers to execute agile acquisition methodologies, define requirements, and integrate language into solicitations that are clear to emerging technology companies. It's fast paced, high profile, and exciting!At a high level, you'll be responsible for:Identifying creative ways for the government to attract emerging tech throughout their acquisition processesLeading the delivery of acquisition strategy services for federal government customersDeveloping and implementing innovative acquisition approaches for the government to connect with emerging technology and advance government missionsServing as the subject matter expert on innovative acquisition within Dcode and with federal government customersJob ResponsibilitiesService DeliveryReview federal customer's acquisition efforts to assess and propose agile acquisition strategiesPrepare, review and update pre-award and post-award acquisition documents or packages to propose recommendations that will attract emerging technology companiesConduct market research and complete market research reportsPrepare and implement stakeholder summits, brainstorming sessions, and stakeholder interviews in support of innovative acquisition effortsDevelop related ad-hoc white papers and briefings as requestedSubject Matter ExpertLeverage subject matter expertise in acquisition strategy and processes to advise federal customer acquisition effortsMaintain knowledge of emerging topics or issues in the acquisition field as it relates to Dcode's current and potential federal customersLead and coach other acquisition and technical, non-acquisition team members in acquisition strategies, best practices, and documentation (as needed)Customer SuccessBecome a trusted partner with Dcode's government customers to proactively identify and develop what the customer needsManage relationships with key acquisition officials at various federal agenciesQualificationsYou'll learn something new every day in this role. We'll teach you the ropes but ideal candidates will have:5+years of relevant work experience providing recommendations and guidance on Defense acquisition efforts (preferably with the Air Force)Thorough working knowledge of federal acquisition, contracting laws, principles, and regulations including proficiency with current defense acquisition policy and proceduresExperience engaging stakeholders and evaluating and prioritizing user requirementsStrong interest in bringing innovative technologies to federal governmentAn ability to listen to customers and discern needsA willingness and ability to support operations in a fast-paced environmentPassionate and enthusiastic about technology, government, and startupsStrong written and verbal communication skillsYou'll love it here if you value a culture that is:Fast-paced and excitingDiverse and inclusiveEnergetic and fun!Transparent and supportiveMission-drivenWe look for resilient hustlers:Our CEO busted her face on the balance beam in college and got back up. Our CSO has knocked on a thousand doors, been rejected 999 times, and kept on knocking. What is your story? Please provide a few short sentences on your resilient hustle.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Dcode believes in diversity as strength. We provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, or other.Powered by JazzHR

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